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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,623 2,178 16.0 15.2-16.9 13,445 84.0 83.1-84.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 392 56 16.4 11.7-22.6 336 83.6 77.4-88.3
Buncombe 359 52 14.0 10.2-18.8 307 86.0 81.2-89.8
Cabarrus 388 55 15.5 11.3-20.9 333 84.5 79.1-88.7
Catawba 402 55 17.2 12.0-24.0 347 82.8 76.0-88.0
Cumberland 445 63 18.1 13.6-23.7 382 81.9 76.3-86.4
Davidson 425 67 20.3 15.1-26.7 358 79.7 73.3-84.9
Durham 400 50 18.2 12.5-25.6 350 81.8 74.4-87.5
Forsyth 421 42 15.7 11.1-21.9 379 84.3 78.1-88.9
Gaston 388 55 14.5 10.7-19.4 333 85.5 80.6-89.3
Guilford 448 58 15.1 11.2-20.2 390 84.9 79.8-88.8
Iredell 442 59 13.6 9.8-18.5 383 86.4 81.5-90.2
Johnston 451 54 15.7 10.5-22.8 397 84.3 77.2-89.5
Mecklenburg 832 101 15.1 11.8-19.2 731 84.9 80.8-88.2
New Hanover 393 39 15.4 10.1-22.7 354 84.6 77.3-89.9
Onslow 394 42 11.8 8.2-16.8 352 88.2 83.2-91.8
Orange 364 28 13.3 7.8-21.9 336 86.7 78.1-92.2
Pitt 396 62 15.9 11.9-20.9 334 84.1 79.1-88.1
Randolph 388 52 14.9 10.3-21.0 336 85.1 79.0-89.7
Robeson 396 80 21.5 16.2-28.0 316 78.5 72.0-83.8
Rowan 449 68 22.0 16.4-28.8 381 78.0 71.2-83.6
Union 392 36 11.1 7.4-16.5 356 88.9 83.5-92.6
Wake 653 68 11.4 8.4-15.3 585 88.6 84.7-91.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 418 70 20.0 15.1-26.0 348 80.0 74.0-84.9
Northeast Partnership II*** 506 75 15.4 11.7-20.0 431 84.6 80.0-88.3
Northeast Partnership I*** 438 70 17.9 13.8-22.9 368 82.1 77.1-86.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 446 68 19.0 14.3-24.8 378 81.0 75.2-85.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 472 69 12.3 9.3-16.1 403 87.7 83.9-90.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 433 70 18.8 14.6-23.9 363 81.2 76.1-85.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 392 70 18.5 13.9-24.3 322 81.5 75.7-86.1
Chatham/Lee/Moore 458 69 16.0 12.1-21.0 389 84.0 79.0-87.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 574 78 16.7 12.5-21.9 496 83.3 78.1-87.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 426 62 15.1 11.0-20.2 364 84.9 79.8-89.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 419 75 22.2 16.6-29.0 344 77.8 71.0-83.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 454 75 18.5 14.0-24.2 379 81.5 75.8-86.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 569 85 16.9 12.9-21.8 484 83.1 78.2-87.1
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,079 171 18.2 15.1-21.8 908 81.8 78.2-84.9
No 14,544 2,007 15.9 15.0-16.8 12,537 84.1 83.2-85.0
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,234 757 16.3 14.9-17.8 4,477 83.7 82.2-85.1
Piedmont 8,726 1,152 15.4 14.3-16.6 7,574 84.6 83.4-85.7
Western NC 1,663 269 18.0 15.5-20.9 1,394 82.0 79.1-84.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 928 137 16.0 12.9-19.6 791 84.0 80.4-87.1
Northwest 3,121 455 17.8 15.8-20.0 2,666 82.2 80.0-84.2
Charlotte 2,387 308 15.4 13.2-17.8 2,079 84.6 82.2-86.8
Greensboro 2,006 250 15.3 13.0-17.8 1,756 84.7 82.2-87.0
Southern Regional 1,599 247 16.0 13.6-18.6 1,352 84.0 81.4-86.4
Coastal 821 112 18.1 14.6-22.1 709 81.9 77.9-85.4
Wake 2,093 278 14.8 12.6-17.3 1,815 85.2 82.7-87.4
Area L 679 90 15.7 12.2-20.0 589 84.3 80.0-87.8
Eastern 1,989 301 16.2 14.0-18.6 1,688 83.8 81.4-86.0

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

***Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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